The 1st National Bank made its presence felt at a writing and publishing workshop under the theme “Author at Work”. The workshop was held by the National Association of Librarians and information Professionals in collaboration with Public Library Services on Friday May 3rd 2019 at the Central Library.
The workshop was in observance of Reading Month and World Press Freedom Day and was very well subscribed. A number of renowned literary giants such as John Robert Lee, was on hand to impart knowledge and share his vast experience supported by journalists Jerry George, Stan Bishop and Gyanchand Raymond. A wide range of topics were presented and Poetry, Plays, Short stories, The art of journalism, Media and Manuscript preparation for publishing were just some of the areas covered at the one day workshop which was held at the Central Library.
Present at the opening ceremony were partners UNESCO represented by the Secretary General Marcia Symphorien, and 1st National Bank represented by Executive Manager Marketing and PR, Robert Fevrier. According to Fevrier, The Bank has a long standing relationship with the Association through the Central Library and continues to support events that focus on Education and the upliftment of Saint Lucians. This month will see the Bank visiting a number of schools to donate books and encourage the good habit of reading amongst the student population. The Executive Manager also took time off to highlight the work of media and congratulate all media personnel on the observance of World Press Freedom Day, on behalf of The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of 1st National Bank.